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association luncheon, andrew wiseman talks about how new technologies have changed the way law enforcement operates and investigates crimes. this is 45 minutes. >> thank you. i had narrowed down the stories about, down to one but after the introduction think i might need to say a number of anecdotes about valerie. but i will start with one because it's relevant to assuming the of general counsel after valerie caponi has had a position for ages but although she is small in stature, she has very large shoes to fill. and the best or i could come up that would give you a sense of those shoes is when valerie was the chief of the criminal division and i was a mere pop, although we did overlap i was much younger. [laughter] i had the pleasure of defending valerie when she was a witness before chief judge weinstein. and at some point after some prodding, there was a defense question that was sort of rambling speculative and hypothetical, and valerie was staring at me fiercely. i said, objections to it and the judge said what's the objection? you know, how could the witness know, it's a hypothetica
health care law can have on hiv/aids. the panel also looks at some of the challenges of implementing the law. the center for american progress hosted this hour and 20 minute event. >> good morning, everybody. my name is neera tanden and i'm the president of the center for american progress. thank you for joining us this morning for this important discussion of how health reform is addressing the needs of gay and transgender communities and people living with hiv. reforming america's health care system is a massive undertaking. one of the president's advisers on health reform, i know that as we gear up for health care reform it will touch the lives of every american. that effort means it will touch the lives of the lesbian, gay and transgender community as welcome as those people living with hiv. the united states currently has 9 million -- 19 people living with hiv. hiv epidemic continues to raise and marginalize. like the uss russell, this topic is diverse. gay and transgender people live in all corners of our country and they come from families of all varieties. regardless of the d
, non-us person, law enforcement sensitive information, et cetera. we've been working through all about with our counterpart agencies and we think we're making progress but it is something we have to and to pay attention to. the other thing that we have come, begun to come to grips with, and i would say that this is a tremendous challenge is the so-called big data challenge. we have an initiative -- several initiatives again that are across the department of homeland security. i call them the dhs commons. in the comments, what we know is we interacted with the global movement of people and goods. tsa moves 2 million people a day. a million people cross our borders. river to ms. amount of data. how can we minimize the collection of the data so as to not impose an undue burden on the traveling public, for example, and how do we share it in an expedited way subject to rule, protections for privacy, civil rights and civil liberties that people the right to expect? we are making progress on all those fronts in addition to what cathy has said. >> i know my time is over expired so thank you, m
will face the situation and punish the offenders without mercy, and enforce the law with an iron fist. [speaking chinese] [speaking chinese] [speaking chinese] >> translator: we shouldn't pursue economic growth at the expense of the environment. such growth will set by the people. it's very important that the extent of pollution, the real food safety situation, and the efforts of our cleanup, results our cleanup efforts must be made public so that the people and media organizations can supervise the government's efforts to more fully and more effectively. this will also in a way force enterprises and government to firm up our own responsibilities. and help the people to take some precautionary measures. since we breathe the same air, we have to work hard together. everyone should pitch in, and as far as the government is concerned, we will show greater resolve and take actions to reassure the peoples, thank you. [speaking chinese] >> translator: china's websites, mr. bremer can you talked a lot about the goals and the best of reform. we pay close attention to the reform of the reeduca
than one minute. we believe this is current law. we will accept a voice vote. the presiding officer: the yeas and nays were already ordered on this amendment. does the senator from wyoming -- mr. barrasso: a voice vote would be acceptable. the presiding officer: without objection, the yoins ar -- the s and nays are vitiated. all in favor say aye. all opposed, say no. the amendment is agreed to. the senator from kentucky. mr. paul: on behalf of senator mcconnell and myself, i introduce this amendment to create a bridges fund. we've done considerable nation-building abroad. i think it's time we do some nation-building at home. we have two bridges in our state -- spence bridge and the sherman bridge that need repored and replace. we don't have enough known our highway trust fund. this would create a new bridges fund coming from money we are currently sending overseas to build bridges overseas so it would bring foreign aid money back home to the united states where it is needed. it would also take some money from the department of energy loans which i think could be more useful here at
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